Knifeman kills three in suspected terror attack at French church in Nice


French members of the elite tactical police unit RAID enter to search the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice as forensics officers wait outside after a knife attack in Nice on October 29, 2020. (File/AFP)

Source: Arab News

NICE: A man wielding a knife at a church in the French city of Nice killed three people, slitting the throat of at least one, and injured several others before being apprehended by police, officials said Thursday.

French anti-terror prosecutors have opened an inquiry into what the city’s Mayor Christian Estrosi called an “Islamo-fascist attack.”

“He (the attacker) kept repeating ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is Greater) even while under medication” after he was injured during his arrest, Estrosi told journalists at the scene.

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1 reply

  1. Do we have to repeat again and again that this has absolutely nothing to do with Islam? We of course condemn all such stupid attacks, which harm the Muslims more than the Christians even.

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